6th SCAPET
South/Central America & Caribbean PET Markets, Applications & Recycling

12-13 Jun, 2018 - Cartagena, COLOMBIA

InterContinental Cartagena de Indias
About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Ms. Marisabel Dolan
http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/MarisabelDolan.jpgMarisabel Dolan is a Senior Consultant in Nexant’s Energy & Chemicals Advisory Division.  She has participated in several world-wide studies, with particular focus on Latin America, involving commercial and market analysis, technology evaluations, and strategic planning for several petrochemicals and renewables including MEG, PET, fertilizers, polyolefins, and bio-polyamides.  Marisabel has worked for Nexant for over 12 years.  A Honduran native, she received a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.


Ms. Marisabel Dolan, Consultant
Nexant Inc
CHANGING DYNAMICS IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN PET VALUE CHAIN
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 09:00 AM
Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 02:15 PM


Mr. Fernando Rosas García

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/FernandoRosas.jpgFernando has been associated with PET, RPET and Polyester business for nearly 28 years, in different positions including operations, process, quality, technical and sales. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Monterrey and Master’s in International Commerce from the same institution.

 

He joined Alpek Polyester, then DAK Americas / Akra Polyester, back in 1990 in several operations and manufacturing roles, in 1996 he started his commercial experience in the polyester staple business, then in 2007 he developed the Purchase for Resale Business Unit which implied the development of Asian suppliers for specialty fibers and its further commercialization in US, Mexico, Central and South America. In 2012 he was transferred to US to manage the RPET business Clear Path Recycling. Since 2015 Fernando is Commercial Director for Resin Business for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, Colombia and Europe.



Mr. Fernando Rosas García, Commercial Director Resins
Alpek Polyester
GLOBAL PET / RPET MARKET TRENDS UNTIL 2024
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 09:30 AM

Mr. Wagner Delarovera Pinto
Wagner is the Global Business Development Director of Coexpan Group headquartered in Madrid – Spain.  His background, with more than 25 years in the flexible and rigid plastic packaging industry,   includes positions in Argentina, Chile, México, USA and Spain  in  Sales, Marketing and Business Development areas. 


Mr. Wagner Delarovera Pinto, Business Development Director - Rigid Packaging Division
Coexpan
PACKAGING TRENDS IN THERMOFORMING FOOD INDUSTRY
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 10:00 AM

Ms. Martha Ruby Falla

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/MarthaRubyFalla.jpgMartha Ruby Falla is a graduate in Law from the Medellín University, Colombia.  She has a master degree in environmental planning and Eco-Audit of Instituto de Investigaciones Ecológicas de Málaga, Spain. She also has a Master in Public Policy and Government of Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. She has been Director of Environmental Regional Corporation called Cornare, focused on protection of watershed Nare River in Colombia; Environmental Director of Urban Development Institute of Bogotá, Colombia´capital city; Secretary of Medellin Municipality in Environment issues, Manager of Arví Eco-Tourist Park, Colombia; Environmental Director of Interconexión Electrica S.A. (ISA) one of biggest energy carriers in Latam.

 

She is currently the Sustainability Director of Postobón, the leading company in beverages sector in Colombia.
Martha is member of GRI Stakeholder Council and has more than eighteen years working in environmental management, territorial planning, design and development of social programs, international sustainability standards (GRI, DJSI) and promotion of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.



Ms. Martha Ruby Falla, Director of Sustainability
Postobon SA
POSTOBON’S VIEWS ON SUSTAINABLE RECYCLING & COMMITMENT
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 11:30 AM

Mr. Fabian Leonardo Jaimes Pacheco

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/FabianJaimes.jpgFabian graduated in Chemical Engineering from America University, with a postgraduate in Organizational Control and Managment from Los Andes University and a Master degree in engineering managment, from La Sabana University, with a course in food packaging in the Michigan State University.

 

Fabian has more than 12 years experience in the packaging industry, focusing on the technical understandig around them and all their interactions, he also has experience in packaging project managment, process engineering and packagning quality control. He is currently reponsible for the technical design and development in Quala Colombia.



Mr. Fabian Leonardo Jaimes Pacheco, Head of Packaging Engineering
Quala S.A.
WORKING WITH SUPPLIERS TOWARDS PACKAGING INNOVATIONS
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 11:55 AM

Mr. Andrés Sebastián Musalem León

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AndresMusalem.jpgAndrés is a Social Psychologist. He holds a Masters Degree from the London School of Economics and a Diploma in Strategy and Management of Corporate Social Responsibility from the Alberto Hurtado University. Andrés has a long experience in conducting qualitative research and market analysis in industries such as personal care, PET care, tobacco, alcoholic beverages, etc.



Mr. Andrés Sebastián Musalem León, Research Analyst
Euromonitor International
KEY TRENDS AND GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR PET PACKAGING IN FOOD AND BEVERAGES
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 02:20 PM

Mr. Arnaud Pellet

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/ArnaudPellet.jpgArnaud Pellet is the Multi-Layer Market Manager at Husky Injection Molding Systems, responsible for driving PET business growth through proactive prospecting of Multi-Layer barrier opportunities with existing and prospective customers. Having joined Husky in 2010, Arnaud has held a numbers of positions throughout the company in the areas of sales, engineering and business development and has close to 15 years of overall industry experience.

 

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology, a Master’s Degree in Materials Science and Engineering, and BSc in Plastics Processing, and has studied Plastics Processing at the “Institut Superieur de Plasturgie d’Alencon”.



Mr. Arnaud Pellet, Multi-Layer Market Manager
Husky Injection Molding Systems SARL
HOW MULTI-LAYER TECHNOLOGY IS ENABLING GROWTH IN PET PACKAGING
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 03:20 PM

Mr. Akira Pulleiro

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AkiraPulleiro.jpgMr. Akira Pulleiro is the Sales Representative at Bonset Latin America. He has a Degree in International Relations from UDELAR, and has attended  training programs in sales and customer service. His professional experience has been developed mainly in customer service in an E-Commerce company.



Mr. Akira Pulleiro, Sales Representative
Bonset Latin America
PETG SHRINK FILM MARKET OUTLOOK, INNOVATIONS & EMERGING APPLICATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 04:50 PM

Mr. Alan Barcon

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AlanBarcon.jpgAlan Barcon is associate director, marketing and technology, ColorMatrix North America for PolyOne Corporation, the world’s premier provider of specialty polymer materials, services and solutions. He is responsible for managing the marketing and technology teams for the ColorMatrix specialty additives and colorants business.

 

Prior to assuming his current role in 2017, Mr. Barcon joined PolyOne in 2012 where he had a series of expanding roles, first as Lead R&D Chemist, then as Market Development Manager and lastly as Senior Industry Manager for Geon Performance Materials. Prior to joining PolyOne, Mr. Barcon spent eight years at Teknor Apex Company, where he held several key technical roles in their Chemicals Division.

 

Mr. Barcon holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics from Rutgers University, a master’s degree in organic chemistry from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Memphis.



Mr. Alan Barcon, Associate Director, Marketing & Technology, ColorMatrix North America
PolyOne Corporation
OVERCOMING THE IMPERFECTIONS OF PET
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 05:20 PM

Mr. Alfredo Netto

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/AlfredoNetto.jpgAlfredo Netto is a Chemical Engineer with Masters Degree in the field of polymers science. He has been working in the PET industry for 28 years in different areas such as manufacturing, R&D, business strategy, sales & marketing and procurement & supply chain. Spent 11 years at Eastman Chemical Company as Sales Director for South America and the last 10 years at Plastipak as the Procurement & Supply Chain Director in South America. Since q3/2017 have started to work as an Independent Business Consultant focused on the Latin American PET market.



Mr. Alfredo Netto, PET Independent Consultant
PET Independent Consultant
Chairman’s Introduction
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 09:00 AM

Mr. Irineu Bueno Barbosa Jr.

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/IrineuBueno.jpgMr. Irineu Bueno Barbosa Junior, a materials engineer with a PhD from UFSCar, is the co-founder of  Global PET Reciclagem S.A.  and responsible for the commercial strategy. Under his responsibility are the customer service, the understanding of its needs, the identification of solutions and the gathering of market information that guide the industrial strategy, resulting in an updated and customer focused company.


His academic background is directed to PET: PhD: "Studies of the effects of transesterification reactions on the behavior of polymer blends consisting of thermoplastic polyesters", UFSCar - 2006; Master: "Development of polymeric blends of recycled PET  / ABS", UFSCar - 2003; Materials Engineering with emphasis on polymeric materials, UFSCar - 2000; Specialization: "Polymer technology for small and medium-sized enterprises", Offered by the Japanese Agency for International Cooperation "JICA" Osaka, Japan - 2004, MBA - FGV - 2014, Commercial Management.


Global PET Reciclagem S.A. is a 100% Brazilian company that produces 26 Kton/year of PET-PCR resin to BTB market.



Mr. Irineu Bueno Barbosa Jr., Commercial Director
Global PET Reciclagem SA
IS BRAZIL CATCHING UP ON POST CONSUMER PET RECYCLING?
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 09:10 AM

Mr. George Gatlin

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/GeorgeGatlin.jpgFounder and General Director of Inversiones Materiales “INVEMA”, the largest Pet Bottle Recycler in Central America, processing 24,000 metric tons of bottles per year.


Invema started its operations in 1994, as a Aluminum Can Recycler with three employees, today Invema is a buyer / processor of all types of Scrap Metals, Cardboard, Vehicle Batteries, Electronic Scrap, and Pet Bottles, employing 385 people, and collecting approximately 120,000 metric tons of scrap materials per year in its San Pedro Sula, Honduras facility.


In 2015, Invema became the second largest generator of Electricity through solar panels for its own consumption in Honduras,  producing up to 2 Megawatt of power,  through the installation of 5780 solar panels. In 2017, Invema finished the installation of a 7,500 Metric Ton per month Food Grade Recycle Pet Pellet facility, and a 6600 Metric ton per year  Food Grade Recycle Pet Sheet Facility. Today , Invema is the only Coca Cola approved Rpet Post Consumer Resin producer in Central America.


In Pet Recycling, Invema uses the complete Pet Bottle, recycling the Caps into HDPE PCR Resin, the Labels in PCR PP Resin, and the Pet Body into Food Grade RPet resin and Sheet, as well as supplying Pet Flakes for other applications around the world.



Mr. George Gatlin, President
Invema
PET RECYCLING & APPLICATIONS IN HONDURAS
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 09:40 AM

Mr. Jorge Andres Lopez de Mesa Molina

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/LopezdeMesa.jpgMr. López de Mesa is the Sales Vice-president of Enka since November 2009. He has worked in several positions in the same Company, including Chief of Technical and Commercial Development of Resins, Marketing Manager, as well as Financial Vice-President. He graduated in Chemical Engineering and has a Master degree in Business Administration.



Mr. Jorge Andres Lopez de Mesa Molina, Vice President
Enka De Colombia S.A.
SUSTAINABLE FASHION FROM RPET
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 10:10 AM

Mr. Stefano Baldassar

Mr. Stefano Baldassar has 23 years experience in the PET Capital Equipment Industry. He joined SIPA in 1995 and held positions as Project Manager, North America Sales Manager, and Sales & Marketing Tooling Director. For the past seven years, Stefano has been accountable for SIPA’s PET Systems & Tooling Global Sales.

 

Mr. Baldassar holds an MBA from the University of Kansas and currently drives SIPA’s strong focus on PET circular economy.



Mr. Stefano Baldassar, PET Systems & Tooling Global Sales Director
Sipa Spa
"XTREME RENEW” : PRODUCING FOOD - GRADE PREFORMS WITH 100% RPET FLAKES
Day 2 [Wed 13, June], at 11:10 AM

Mr. Pablo Montoya Dávila

http://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/180611/speakers/PabloMontoya.jpgGrupo Éxito is the leader of the retail sector in Colombia, and as a business group, it has a presence in Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. Its sustainability policy in Colombia belongs to the strategic pillars of the organisation, one of the sustainability programmes in this matter is the packaging policy and the Project of delivering recycling material.

 

This strategy is lead by Pablo Montoya Dávila, Chief of the Sustainability Department, he is a Business Administrator with a Post Graduate degree in Political Studies. Pablo also holds a Masters of Science in Development Administration and Planning at University College London – UCL



Mr. Pablo Montoya Dávila, Head of Sustainability Dept., Corporate Affairs Management
Grupo Exito
SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY, PACKAGING POLICY AND CYCLE CLOSURE ON READY TO GO MEAL
Day 1 [Tue 12, June], at 11:00 AM